Proceedings of the Royal Society for October, 1866
Royal Society of Tasmania , (1866) Proceedings of the Royal Society for October, 1866. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 93-95.
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The monthly evening meeting of the Society was held on Tuesday, the
9th Octoher, J. Barnard, Esq., in the chair.
-The Secretary intimated that he had been requested by Mr. Morton
Allport, who was unable to be present, to lay before the meeting the
following remarks in reference to an error in his (Mr. Allport's) report
on the condition of the salmon ova on their arrival at the Plenty in May
-The Secretary in calling attention to the section of an Armstrong
shell, recently presented to the Museum, observed it might be interesting
to the Fellows present to be informed of the views entertained by Sir W.
"Wiseman as to the best method of protecting our port against the attack
of an enemy.
-Dr. Agnew further observed that His Excellency the President was inclined
from recent circumstances to think that no defence would be more
effective than a steam ram, shot proof from iron plating, and capable of
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
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